Lockheed Martin Laser works

Lockheed Martin Laser works;

A combination of greek gods, our first human, a genie (or his owner?) and our system of jurisprudence came together to develop usable effective laser weaponry.  I don’t know how well one could defend against this (reflective armor, etc) but I note the truck was a relatively bright white and that seems to bode well for effectiveness.  The laser cut through the sheetmetal and disabled the engine itself — so apparently we have penetrative capabilities.

The system  “ATHENA”, for Advanced Test High Energy Asset utilizes “ADAM” Area Defense Anti-Munitions and “ALADIN” Accelerated Laser Demonstration Initiative in a system similar to “LAWS” Laser Weapon Syst​em currently installed on the USS Ponce–

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/dec/10/us-navy-test-laser-weapon-persian-gulf

 

http://www.lockheedmartin.com/us/news/press-releases/2015/march/ssc-space-athena-laser.html